Food is not just a job for Amber. In fact, she’s been experimenting with food since an early age. In the Test Kitchen blog you can read about all her adventures, from canning jams and jellies, to making bread from a wild sourdough starter, to trying out new ethnic cuisines. She is excited to share her creativity and expertise with you.
Get to know the members of the Land O’Lakes Co-op with a seasonal look at family life on the dairy farm.
View our story
Holiday reindeer have dressed up this year. Under their shiny coat, traditional flavors of chocolate and peppermint take center stage.
Place chocolate into bowl; microwave 1 minute. Continue microwaving, stirring every 15 seconds, until chocolate is melted and smooth. Cool 5 minutes.
Place 2/3 cup butter into another bowl; beat at medium speed 30 seconds. Add melted chocolate; continue beating until combined. Add sugar; beat until well mixed. Add egg, milk, 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla and peppermint extract; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.
Divide dough in half. Shape each half into ball; flatten slightly. Wrap each in plastic food wrap; refrigerate at least 1 hour or until firm.
Heat oven to 375°F.
Roll out dough, one-half at a time, on lightly floured surface (keeping remaining dough refrigerated) to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut out using 5-inch reindeer cookie cutter. Place onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 6-8 minutes or until edges are firm. Remove to cooling rack; cool completely.
Spread glaze onto cookies. Sprinkle cookies with coarse grain sugar and tiny stars. Place silver dragées on each reindeer for the eye and harness.
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Email address will not be published
How Did This Recipe Work Out for You?
Please return to landolakes.com to rate and review this recipe.
Your comments and suggestions are appreciated by others.
This recipe was reprinted from landolakes.com. http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/3951
© 2015 Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Cupcakes make people happy. With no actual vegetables in sight, these Carrot Patch Cupcakes are a fun, simple way to celebrate spring and guarantee smiles!
Bring the bold flavors of
ginger and sesame to a
variety of meals.
It could be argued that a crumb crust is better than the actual pie filling. While I’m partial to a classic graham cracker crust, there are many other equally tempting crust options. More ...
The Simple Rewards® Club is your personal online resource for exclusive offers and information. It’s also our way of saying “thank you” for trusting Land O’Lakes and inviting us into your home. Membership is free, so sign up today.
We'll email instructions to the address you used to register.
We've sent a confirmation email to the address associated with your account. Check your email and follow the link within 3 hours in order to complete the password reset process.
If you are already a member, please sign in.
Look for an email soon with instructions to reset your password.
If you did not receive the email, please check your email junk folder (just in case) or contact us.
Hi, I'm Becky. I'm eager to share my best ideas and favorite recipes from my 20+ years in the Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen. I'm also excited to help with any questions you have about cooking and baking with Land O Lakes® products. Some of the questions and answers will be published in our newsletter, The Measuring Cup®. Please use the short form below to ask your questions, or share your tip or memory.
Your question has been submitted.
Your email has been sent. Thanks for sharing this Land O Lakes recipe!